2016 Municipal Election

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2016 Candidate Profiles

Mail-in Ballots Now Available

Qualified City of Melfort voters who are unable to vote on Election Day or during the advance polls can participate in the 2016 municipal election by mail-in ballot.

Compost Site Closing

The Compost Site will be closing on Saturday, October 22, 2016.  See you next spring! 

Council receives Melfort Main Street Final Report

Click here to view the Main Street Urban Design & Public Engagement Final Report, prepared by Cushing Terrell Architecture Inc. for the Melfort Business Revitalization Corporation.

[October 17, 2016]

Melfort City Council

Back Row (l-r):  Councillor Jason Gratton, Councillor Glenn George, Manager Michael Hotsko,
                        Councillor Bob Jung and Councillor Brian Enge.
Front Row (l-r):  Councillor April Phillips, Mayor Rick Lang and Councillor Donna Ponath.

2016 Board & Committee Appointments

Council Agendas & Minutes 

Historical Council Gallery

Melfort City Council consists of a Mayor and six Councillors, elected for a term of four years. Each member of Council represents the community as a whole and all decisions of Council are by majority vote. Council is responsible for setting City policy, which is implemented and administered by the City Manager.

Agenda items, requests for delegations and correspondence for the regular Council meeting must be received by the City Clerk by 12:00 noon on the Thursday prior to the meeting.  Please note that unless it is deemed confidential by the Clerk, all correspondence and communication received by Council becomes a public document , which is made available to the media.

The function and authority of City Council is defined in The Cities Act, and other applicable legislation, and includes both duties and mandatory obligations, such as setting the annual budget and mill rate; and discretionary powers, such as control over zoning, licensing, building standards and many other city services.

The Corporation of the City of Melfort is divided into three major departments; namely Administration & Finance; Works & Utilities and Community Services.

Council Standing Committees

Legislative & Finance:  Councillor Enge, Chairman; Councillor Ponath, Member  
Community Services:  Councillor Gratton, Chairman; Councillor Phillips, Member  
Works & Utilities:  Councillor Jung, Chairman; Councillor George, Member  
The Mayor is an "ex-officio" voting member of each Standing Committee of Council.